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How AI transforms candidate engagement

Jobscience

Harnessing AI to engage job applicants. When integrated into an applicant tracking system, AI has enormous potential for bolstering recruitment efforts and engaging these high-quality candidates. Taking on time-consuming duties such as database maintenance, systems may open up more time for staffing professionals to focus on communicating with candidates and employers.

The Secret Sauce of Candidate Engagement

ERE SourceCon

Candidate engagement is one of the most difficult things to master. Recruiters and sourcers have different takes on what makes a good candidate engagement program and several different best practices have worked. While candidate engagement isn’t a one size fits all, being privy to various types of best practices only helps the profession as a whole.

Candidate Engagement Should Begin Before Recruiting

Undercover Recruiter

Most companies I work with understand the importance of employee engagement and the impact that it brings to their business. Candidate Engagement Should Begin Before Recruiting. Recruiting Candidate Engagement meetandengage vodafoneBut despite that, 70% of employees surveyed in a Gallup report described themselves as neutral of “actively disengaged”. View Article.

Recruitment News: Remote Working & Candidate Engagement

Social Talent

To ensure your candidate is a good fit, the ILO report has put together a six point criteria that needs to be met. The Secret To Candidate Engagement. Within the world of recruitment, candidates are a recruiters prized possession and are certainly their most valuable asset. Keep it real, relate with the candidate, and be yourself. Remote Workers Are More Stressed.

Candidate Engagement: Getting it right in 2017

Recruiting Blogs

Because there are still organisations who either can't (because they don't have the right recruitment technology ) or won't (maybe because they don't recognise the impact it has on their business) deliver good candidate experience. Here's how to get candidate experience right this year. Engage potential candidates from the first moment they hit your site. United State

Increase Candidate Engagement With MightyText

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One of my recent discoveries is MightyText, which is one of my favorite candidate engagement tools. I have an addiction to be overly curious about finding new gadgets and recruiting tools. Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Telephone Sourcing Featured

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How to Write Recruiting Email Subject Lines that Drive Candidate Engagement

Newton Software

The post How to Write Recruiting Email Subject Lines that Drive Candidate Engagement appeared first on Newton Software. Keep Your Recruiting Emails from the Trash Folder with These Killer Subject Lines Recruiting Emails. Love them or hate them, as hiring professionals, we are forced to live with them. And let’s be honest, we’ve all put serious time into perfecting email copy.

How to Boost Candidate Engagement on Twitter

Recruiting Blogs

But how do you ensure that your tweets are being viewed by the right candidates? This post outlines some useful methods to boost candidate engagement when tweeting out your jobs. In Ireland, #jobfairy and #irishjobfairy both get good levels of user engagement, so adding one of these to your tweet is a good idea. [read more.]. Use Hashtags. United States

Meetup and Eventbrite: Using Non-Traditional Recruiting Methods

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How Much Is Candidate Engagement Worth To You?

Recruiting Daily

In this podcast… Have you ever uttered the phrase “I would pay this candidate to call me back” before? In fact, when you think about it, we have paid candidates to pay attention before with lunches, incentives, etc. How bad candidate engagement has driven a need for paid response. Where June is sourcing their candidate database. You’re not alone.

Say Anything: What the 80s Can Teach Us About Candidate Engagement

Recruiting Daily

You’ve even developed a short list of prospective candidates to target after a couple quick searches. It’s engaging that talent and actually converting your prospects into candidates that’s the real deal breaker. I want to take a step back and look at the basics of candidate engagement. Your candidate communication has to be attention grabbing.

Recruit Like the Mongols

HarQen

Blog candidate engagement candidate experience candidate selection hiring process recruitingI recently read this great blog post about the Mongol empire and it’s leader, Genghis Khan. The post states, “My intent behind writing this is to list their ‘core’ values. I leave to the reader to draw conclusions.” So naturally I applied these five “core” values to recruiting and hiring process improvement. Speed Above Everything [.]. The post Recruit Like the Mongols appeared first on Transforming Recruiting Into a Strategic Advantage with HarQen.

The Powerful Art of Recruiting via Text Message: When It Works, What to Say, and What You Should Never, Ever Do

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Not all recruiting methods match what’s convenient for recruiters and what candidates actually respond to. They’ll choose LinkedIn outreach 80% of the time – but candidates prefer all kinds of other modes far more. Prospective candidates prefer InMail only 20% of the time. When used appropriately, text messages are convenient for you and your candidate. Cold outreach.

Here’s an Explanation of a Workflow to Keep in Touch With a Passive Candidate

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Candidate Engagement Candidate Experience Passive Candidates FeaturedIn digital recruitment, behavior matters more than you ever thought.

Recruiters & Sourcers Need to Stop All This NOW For 2017

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Advertising & Marketing Candidate Engagement Recruiting Search Techniques Social Networking Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition FeaturedAs a long time part of the recruiting and sourcing community, there have been a lot of things that I have seen come and go, tools, products, promises, lies, stories, and people just to name a few.

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3 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Candidate Experience

HarQen

Last week’s post discussed the current state of the candidate experience. What we found is that for many, the candidate experience leaves a lot to be desired. Currently in the market we are seeing organizations shift and retool their process to provide a better candidate experience. In continuing our candidate experience theme, this post will discuss three things you can do to ensure your process and your company are providing a good candidate experience. Treat Your Candidates Like Customers. The Need For Speed. Mobile First.

A ‘Most-wanted List’ — a Forward-looking Way to Hire Exceptional Talent

ERE

Candidate Engagement Hiring Process Passive Candidates Workforce Planning FeaturedOne of the most frequent questions that I get is, “What are the best practices in recruiting?” Well, one best practice that always appears near the top of my list is developing a “most wanted list.”

A Recruiter’s Guide to Talent Segmentation

ERE

One of the toughest challenges that recruitment organizations face is understanding who is in their talent community, how one candidate is different from another, and then how to best attract and engage with them. Candidate Engagement Passive Candidates Featured

What Candidates Really Wish They Could Tell Recruiters (But Can’t).

Recruiting Daily

Throughout the course of my career, I’ve found myself involved in a seemingly infinite amount of existential (and extraneous) coversations about just how stupid candidates thought recruiters really were, a sentiment those recruiters on the other side of the table seem to share when it comes to candidates. Blog Posts Candidate Sourcing News Trends candidate engagement candidate experience crm derek zeller Executive Search guest post job search Recruiters Recruiting Recruiting Advice Recruiting Industry Tips

Work Smarter: 3 Things You Can Do To Recruit More Efficiently

HarQen

CC’ing less on your emails or picking up the phone to rather than engaging in a back and forth via email are two ways to take back a portion of your day. Our online interview platform is designed for the candidate with the recruiter in mind. One of the biggest hurdles both recruiters and candidates face is finding times to connect. From a candidate’s perspective this isn’t always the easiest time to connect, save for sneaking out for a quick phone interview in their car over lunch (which I have to imagine we’ve all done at some point). Does Email Help or Impede You?

The Gender Gap: Why All This Talk Isn’t Enough to Make A Change

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Candidate Engagement Recruiting candidate data candidate engagement diversity gender sourcing talent acquisition tech recruiting womenMore than three-quarters of CEOs say gender equality is in their top ten business priorities. Gender diverse companies are 15 percent more likely to outperform the national median financially.

Sourcing — Measuring What Works

ERE

There’s a good reason for it: a lot of hiring managers are wondering when their candidates will be showing up. Candidate Engagement Corporate Recruiting Hiring Process Passive Candidates Recruiting & Sourcing Types Sourcing Function Featured

Letter To A Young Recruiter: What I Wish I Knew When I Started

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How To Recruiting advice agency recruiting candidate engagement hiring manager recruiting recruiting tech responserate sourcing tech recruiting“Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.” Years later, I still aspire to change people’s lives and make magic. Just now, I […].

Want to Improve Your Recruiting Process? Pay Attention to the Employment Rate

HarQen

Your hiring process leads you to candidates. Giving your hiring process room to be flexible and make changes when the candidate pool dictates it will give you an edge over competition. When times are tough and a lot of candidates are looking for work, employers have the upperhand. When Candidates Have the Advantage. In a market like today, candidates have the leg up.

Say Anything: What the 80s Can Teach Us About Candidate Engagement

Recruiting Daily

You’ve even developed a short list of prospective candidates to target after a couple quick searches. It’s engaging that talent and actually converting your prospects into candidates that’s the real deal breaker. I want to take a step back and look at the basics of candidate engagement. Your candidate communication has to be attention grabbing.

3 Trends to Watch in Recruiting and Sales

ERE

Candidate Engagement Passive Candidates FeaturedNew apps, social media, nudges … we’re always trying to catch the latest trends to stay ahead of the curve and impress our clients, vendors, prospects, and more.

The Frequency of Candidate Outreach Debunked: When to Hit Send, and When to Pick up the Phone

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You’ve compiled your list of passive candidates to reach out to, and now comes the big decision: how do you make that all-important first contact, and how much is too much when it comes to outreach? If you’ve done your research well, you should have an idea of the best way to make a first impression – such as the language your candidate will respond to, and the best methods to contact them.

The Many Benefits From a Talent Pipeline – And How It Improves Quality of Hire

ERE

Candidate Engagement Hiring Process Passive Candidates Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web FeaturedIf you’re looking for a powerful strategic recruiting approach that has powerful long-term impacts, you really only have two choices: employer branding, and a “recruiting talent pipeline.”

Candidate Experience & the Application Process: 4 Things You’re Doing Wrong

Social Talent

The core component of a strong employer brand is a positive candidate experience which really defines how current and potential employees perceive you as a company. The importance of optimising the candidate experience cannot go understated. CareerBuilder conducted a recent survey of candidates which gave recruiters a key insight into the importance of candidate experience.

Survey Says: 8 Reasons Recruiters Still Can’t Get Candidate Experience Right.

Recruiting Daily

Consumers have certain expectations when it comes to their experience as they purchase products or services, and it’s no different for candidates. Now more than ever, expectations are high for candidates as they hunt for new job […]. Blog Posts Candidate Sourcing News Trends candidate engagement candidate experience ed newman employer branding glassdoor hr technology Job Seeker phenom people Recruiting recruitment marketing social recruitingI’ve often described job-seekers as the most underserved customer group out there, and I still think it is.

5 Biggest Challenges Modern Recruiters Face

Social Talent

Hiring the right candidate has never been more important as a company’s ability to find, attract, and ultimately recruit skilled talent is going to determine how successful they are in meeting their business growth objectives. It’s no secret that we are living in a candidate-driven market, with demand to fill open positions far outstripping supply in many different industries.

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Don’t Cold Call: 8 Things to Do Instead

Undercover Recruiter

Old-school cold calling was all I did, including identifying target candidates via cover stories and then cold calling the prospects later, but is it still as effective? Recruiting Candidate Engagement cold call cold calling SalesI started my recruitment career as a researcher in an executive recruitment agency. What is cold calling According to the dictionary, Merriam-Webster defines cold calling as: “a telephone. View Article. Don’t Cold Call: 8 Things to Do Instead. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Career Blog.

The Latest News in The World of Recruitment 30th January

Social Talent

Tangie Pettis has stumbled across MightyText , a candidate engagement tool that enables recruiters to send text messages using their computer or tablet. To put it in context, social media allows us to reach out and connect with a massive talent pool, and posting quality content on social media plays a large part in engaging with your ideal candidate. Battery Indicator.

Video: My thoughts on Sourcing & the Future of Recruiting

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Future of Sourcing and Recruiting LinkedIn Sourcing Sourcing and Recruiting Active Attraction Candidate Engagement data Future Glen Cathey Messaging Passive Proactive Recruiting talent At LinkedIn’s 2014 Talent Connect event in San Francisco, I had the opportunity to be interviewed on the topic of up-skilling recruiting teams.

Be Thankful for Your Recruiters

HarQen

Blog candidate engagement candidate experience candidate pipeline candidate selection recruiting sourcing Suds & StaffingMany HR blogs (including this one occasionally) glean viewership from focusing on recruiters. In the spirit of being thankful, we’d like to thank recruiters [.].

5 Ways Content Marketing Can Dramatically Boost Your Employer Brand

Social Talent

Content Marketing involves publishing educational and valuable content for users which can help you develop long-lasting relationships with candidates. The first thing you need to do is define the audience you want to target, also known as your ‘candidate personas’ What are the types of candidates you are trying to attract? Define Your Audience. Like us on Facebook.

3 Ways to Improve Your Hiring Process

HarQen

Candidate Re-Engagement. Remember that candidate who had a great interview but was narrowly edged out by a better fit? A recent CareerBuilder survey of HR professionals found: 36 percent don’t re-engage candidates who weren’t offered a role. Just because a candidate did not get hired does not mean they are no longer interested in working for your company.

Mapping Out Your Candidate Personas

Social Talent

. Candidate Personas? Hubspot define personas as “fictional, generalized characters that encompass the various needs, goals, and observed behavior patterns of your ideal customers” So how do you define ‘candidate’ personas? Replace the word ‘customers’ with ‘candidates’ in the Hubspot definition and there you have it!

The Theory of (Questioning) Everything

HarQen

As companies continue the never ending battle to attract top talent they’ve realized: There’s more than one way to write a job description – Many companies have traded the traditional bullet-point list of qualifications, duties and expectations for a needs-supplies (basically what is in it for the candidate) job description. Providing the candidate a “buddy” to show them around.

Blogging for Recruiters: 8 Practical Tips To Get You Started

Social Talent

A good template for defining your audience is to create candidate personas which are idealistic versions of the candidates you want to attract and ultimately apply to your company. We already mentioned that candidate personas will dictate the type of content you are going to write but you can take this a step further and actively research for trending topics and points of interest.

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